Imaging Sciences Department Develops Radiology Training Program for Future Zambian Doctors
The University of Rochester employs about 80 radiologists; the country of Zambia has one. A collaboration between Michael Potchen, M.D., professor in the Department of Imaging Sciences, URMC Imaging residents, and the Zambian Ministry of Health aims to address this disparity by training Zambian medical school graduates in radiology. This endeavor is unique in that, while Potchen is the attending physician overseeing the project, URMC Imaging residents are actually running the program. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

New Project in Zambia Will Combat Gender-Based Violence, Expand Services for Survivors
February 11, 2019In Zambia, IntraHealth International and our partners are working to end gender-based violence (GBV) and prevent the spread of HIV by promoting gender equity and human rights as part of a new $17 million, five-yearproject funded by the United States Agency for International Development. An additional $10 million may be used to pursue new opportunities to address GBV for up to five more years.IntraHealth will work with lead partner Zambia Center for Communication Programmes and others to bolster access to services for survivors of GBV and support laws and policies that protect and advance equality among men...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Zambia USAID Stop Gender-Based Violence (USAID Stop GBV) HIV & AIDS Gender Equality Quality of Care Source Type: news

Zambia: Controversial Sackings in Zambia's Health Sector Spark Political Rumours
[Daily Maverick] The Zambian government has controversially removed two leading members of the Health Professions Council of Zambia, allegedly because it believes the council is making the ruling party unpopular in an area facing a key by-election. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 6, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

EB144/CONF./2 Rev.1
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities Draft resolution proposed by Eswatini, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Kenya, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Leadership Program for Frontline Nurses Aims to Advance Universal Health Coverage in Zambia
January 25, 2019Nurses heading community health facilities in Zambia improved their capacity to lead frontline teams to achieve high-quality services and advance universal health coverage through a 12-month blended learning program designed with technical contributions from IntraHealth International. Results from the initial application of the program were published in the December issue ofGlobal Health: Science and Practice.In Zambia, nurses and nurse-midwives lead more than half of rural facilities and guide primary health care delivery, including managing community health workers. Based on an assessment, the Ministry of...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Zambia Primary Health Care to Communities (PHC2C) Human Resources Management Management and Performance Nurses Source Type: news

Zambia: Fewer Medical Cases Being Referred Abroad
[Times of Zambia] THE modernisation of health facilities and improved capacity to handle complicated ailments in Zambia has led to a reduction in the evacuation of patients to other countries for specialist treatment by about 68 cases within one year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

"They say that I have lost my integrity by breaking my virginity": experiences of teen school going mothers in two schools in Lusaka Zambia - Nkwemu S, Jacobs CN, Mweemba O, Sharma A, Zulu JM.
BACKGROUND: Adolescent school-going mothers return to school in the rekindled hope of obtaining an education. However, their re-introduction into the school environment requires adequate support from teachers, fellow pupils, and the community. The purpose ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

How The Power Of SMS Is Solving Zambia's Malaria Epidemic
Malaria is a grueling challenge for many countries across the world, but non-profit PATH and cloud firm Twilio are looking to solve this through SMS technology. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicholas Fearn, Contributor Source Type: news

Global Health: In Remote Villages, Surprising New Measures Save Children With Malaria
Malaria quickly kills toddlers. But rapid diagnostic tests, a new suppository drug and bicycle ambulances can buy enough time to get stricken children to hospitals. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Malaria Children and Childhood Ambulances Bicycles and Bicycling Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Zambia World Health Organization Cipla Ltd Gates, Bill and Melinda, Foundation Africa Deaths (Fatalities) Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Indigenous Company Help Fight Drug Shortages
[The Herald] A Gweru-based holding company TM Group is assisting in resolving drug shortages in hospitals and pharmacies by importing drugs through its subsidiary, Prime Mutual Properties in Zambia. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia Pilot Demonstrates How to Save Lives, Scale Relief for Children Suffering from Malaria
ByCathy Green Senior technical adviser for community engagement, MAMaZ Against Malaria,Paula Quigley Technical lead, DAI Global HealthDecember 04, 2018The secret: motivated, well-trained community health volunteers.Thousands of infants and children in rural Zambia suffer or die unnecessarily from malaria each year because they lack access to high-quality medicines and proper medical care. But a recent pilot program shows how trained local volunteers administering crucial medicine can keep a child well enough to be transported to a health care facility for further, potentially lifesaving treatment.With technical and finan...
Source: IntraHealth International - December 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Zambia: No Zika Here - UK Envoy
[Times of Zambia] British envoy Fergus Cochrane-Dyet says the misinformation by some sections of the media in his country that there is an outbreak of Zika virus in Zambia is a threat to the country's tourism sector. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 30, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Mother in Trouble for Taking Twin Children Off ARVs
[Times of Zambia] A Choma woman could be in serious trouble after it was alleged she took her 14-year-twins off their ARVs based on her faith that they were healed. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - November 30, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

3 Ways to End the Global HIV Epidemic —Locally
November 29, 2018It won ’t happen from an office or a conference room. It’ll happen on the front lines.If ever there was a day we wish didn ’t need commemorating, it’s World AIDS Day.We wish the virus had never made the jump from chimps to humans, morphing from simian immunodeficiency virus to HIV and altering the course of history in the process. We wish it hadn ’t orphaned countless children or infected them before they were even born. We wish it had never killed 39 million people and that there was no reason at all to mark December 1 this way, as we have for the past 30 years.Fortunately, w...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./2
Water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities Draft resolution proposed by Kingdom of Eswatini, Ethiopia, Republic of Zambia and United Republic of Tanzania (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - November 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zambia: Investing More in Sexual Reproductive Health
[Times of Zambia] YOUNG people around the world have implored global leaders to invest in quality, youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ambitious Agenda, Ambitious Financing? UNGA Shows a Long Way Still to Go for SDGs
Discussions around the strategy’s launch revealed plenty of evidence recognising the urgency of transforming economic and financial systems to advance sustainable development. Research by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched on the morning of the Secretary-General’s High-Level Meeting, points to alarming trends in several of the SDGs.Four hundred million people are likely to be living in extreme poverty in 2030; there is slow progress in reducing inequalities in wealth, income or gender; world hunger is on the rise; and access to safe water and sanitation is actually in decline in some countries.T...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: John Garett and Kathryn Tobin Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambia Heightens Its Capacity for Preventing and Responding to the Threat of an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease
[WHO] Zambia has been classified by the World Health Organisation to be at very high risk of importation of cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) from the ongoing epidemic of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the heightened transmission of the virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

IntraHealth Welcomes Dai Hozumi to Executive Team
November 01, 2018Dai Hozumi has joinedIntraHealth International ’s executive team as chief technical officer and leader of IntraHealth ’s Center for Technical Excellence.In this new role, Hozumi will provide visionary leadership to shape, guide, and implement IntraHealth's technical agenda. He will also focus on driving new business and ensuring the quality of our technical products and services as IntraHealth forges new paths within a rapidly evolving global health and development landscape.Hozumi has over 20 years of experience in strategy development and execution, including extensive experience managing com...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

The Invisible, Hungry Hand
A worker on a farm in Kiambu district, central Kenya, that produces tea for export. Nearly 80 percent of rural farmers in developing countries earn less than USD1.25 per day. Credit: Charles Wachira/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Oct 24 2018 (IPS)The very people who help put food on our tables often face numerous human rights violations, forcing them go to bed hungry.In an annual report set to be presented to governments at the United Nations this week, Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food Hilal Elver found that agricultural workers worldwide continue to face barriers in their right to food including dangero...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Food and Agriculture Organiz Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambia Trial Cuts Severe Malaria Deaths By 96%
[SciDev.Net] Kisumu, Kenyai -A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia: Zambia Trial Cuts Severe Malaria Deaths By 96%
[SciDev.Net] Kisumu, Kenyai -A suppository form of the common antimalarial artesunate has dramatically cut child deaths from severe malaria in a trial in rural Zambia, one of the organisations behind the programme has said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - October 16, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zambia:Preparing for Future Ebola Outbreaks in Zambia
[SciDev.Net] Blantyre City -Zambia has begun training healthcare workers in provinces that border the Democratic Republic of Congo so that rapid response teams have the necessary skills to prepare and respond to an Ebola outbreak. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 16, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia prepares health workers for an Ebola outbreak
Government staff in the central African country will be trained how to spot, treat and prevent Ebola amid fears people crossing the border from the DRC could bring the deadly virus with them. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS to partner with Commonwealth nations to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
This news story outlines how the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship, funded by the Department of Health and Social Care's Fleming Fund, will send up to 12 volunteer NHS pharmacists and specialist nurses to Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia to work with local health workers against AMR. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan's Kansai to help Zambia paint out malaria
Kansai Plascon, owned by Tokyo-listed Kansai Paint Co Ltd, has launched the world's first mosquito repellant paint in Zambia to help it reach a target to eliminate malaria by 2021, the company and a Japanese government official said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Child labour laws in South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe: a comparative analysis - Vambe B, Saurombe A.
This article reports on a study that investigated the effectiveness of child labour laws intended to promote child rights and the protection of children from unfair and forced labour. Legal scholars distinguish between child work and child labour: forced c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

High rates of sexual violence by both intimate and non-intimate partners experienced by adolescent girls and young women in Kenya and Zambia: findings around violence and other negative health outcomes - Mathur S, Okal J, Musheke M, Pilgrim N, Kishor Patel S, Bhattacharya R, Jani N, Matheka J, Banda L, Mulenga D, Pulerwitz J.
BACKGROUND: While links between intimate-partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk have been established, less is known about violence perpetrated by people other than intimate partners. In addition, much of the research on IPV has been conducted with adults, wh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Namibia:Govt Prepares for Ebola Outbreak
[New Era] With neighbouring Zambia being among countries at risk of an Ebola outbreak, the Ministry of Health and Social Services says Namibia has an Ebola virus disease (EVD) preparedness and response plan in place that was developed in 2015. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambia Dismisses Reports of Ebola Outbreak
[Premium Times] Health authorities in Zambia on Tuesday dismissed reports that the country has recorded its first Ebola case. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Access to Quality, Affordable Care
August 31, 2018This year's  Extreme Affordability Conference in Ghana had something new to offer.Something special happens when stage and subject align. Earlier this summer, after trading air-conditioned ballrooms for steamy tents in sub-Saharan Africa, the Extreme Affordability Conference achieved that alignment. Although the conference has always been about improving access to global health resources, taking the event to Ghana maximized global partnerships in new ways.Leveraging Combined Strengths and ConnectionsThe University of Utah ’s Division of Public Health has been working in Africa for nearly two decad...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Behind Big Results in Zambia, Big Ideas and a Creative Team
August 30, 2018Meet some of the people who ’ve been driving major progress in HIV care for members of Zambia’s hard-to-reach key populations.Five years is a very short period in the grand scheme of things. But when the right people work together toward a common goal, great things can be achieved.Great things like reaching 738,951 people with HIV testing and counseling. And of the 10% who tested positive, getting 87% initiated on antiretroviral therapy (ART) to help treat the disease.This is what happened in Zambia, whereIntraHealth International has been working to improve HIV testing and counseling and expand ...
Source: IntraHealth International - August 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and antiretroviral therapy initiation among female sex workers newly diagnosed with HIV in Zambia: a prospective study - Oldenburg CE, Ortblad KF, Chanda MM, Mwale M, Chongo S, Kanchele C, Kamungoma N, Fullem A, B ärnighausen T.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) is common among female sex workers (FSW) globally. Here, we prospectively assessed the relationship between IPV and engagement in HIV care in a cohort of FSW who had been newly diagnosed with HIV. METHODS... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Postpartum physical intimate partner violence among women in rural Zambia - Munro-Kramer ML, Scott N, Boyd CJ, Veliz PT, Murray SM, Musonda G, Lori JR.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the demographic characteristics and mental health of women in rural Zambia who experienced physical intimate partner violence (IPV) postpartum. METHODS: The present secondary analysis was conducted using baseline data from an ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rural and Agricultural Issues Source Type: news

Joint Action Needed to Reform our Food System
Smallholder coffee farmers. Credit: SAFE PlatformBy Carol GribnauAug 15 2018 (IPS)While participating in this year’s High-level Political Forum (HLPF), one thing became crystal clear to me. Come 2030, we will not have healthy and affordable food if we continue with business as usual. But no one institution can single handedly change the course of our food system. The key to ensuring a sustainable food system is involving a diverse group of actors – from smallholder farmers to government – to generate ideas for change, together. Save our coffeeLook at the coffee sector. Everybody loves their cup of co...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carol Gribnau Tags: Development & Aid Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

No Time to Slow Down While HIV/AIDS is Threatening a New Generation
Credit: UNICEFBy Dr Chewe LuoAMSTERDAM, Jul 27 2018 (IPS)As the 22nd International AIDS Conference wraps up in Amsterdam, I can’t help but reflect on how far we have come on this journey with the AIDS epidemic. When I first qualified as a pediatrician in Zambia some 30 years ago, Southern Africa was only just awakening to the magnitude of the AIDS crisis starting to play out in the region. Some governments famously refused to acknowledge the severity of the epidemic and questioned even the existence of HIV and its connection to AIDS.Zambia had its moment of shocked awareness when the 30 year-old son of President Kenn...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dr Chewe Luo Tags: Africa Development & Aid Editors' Choice Education Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambian Acrobats Use Circus to Flip HIV 'Juju' Myths
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Zambia's first social circus provides disadvantaged young people with education and job opportunities while teaching them everything from unicycling to juggling (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Harmonizing national abortion and pregnancy prevention laws and policies for sexual violence survivors with the Maputo Protocol: proceedings of a 2016 regional technical meeting in sub-Saharan Africa - Thompson J, Undie CC, Amin A, Johnson BR, Khosla R, Ouedraogo L, Nkurunziza T, Rich S, Westley E, Garcia M, Birungi H, Askew I.
In April 2016, the Population Council, in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception, convened a regional meeting in Lusaka, Zambia, geared toward supporting countries in East and South... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

800,000 Zambians Receive HIV Services as HTC Project Worked to Curb the Country ’s Epidemic
July 25, 2018Close to 800,000 Zambians received HIV services —including testing, counseling, antiretroviral therapy (ART), tuberculosis screening, and more—through IntraHealth International’sHTC Project, which for five years focused on serving clients who are often the most difficult (and crucial) to reach.Throughout 2012 –2018, the project provided HIV care and services to female sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgendered individuals, prison inmates, couples, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, adolescent girls and young women, adolescent boys and young men, cross-border traders, seasona...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

HTC Project Brought HIV Services to 800,000 Zambians
July 25, 2018Close to 800,000 Zambians received HIV services —including testing, counseling, antiretroviral therapy (ART), tuberculosis screening, and more—through IntraHealth International’sHTC Project, which for five years focused on serving clients who are often the most difficult (and crucial) to reach.Throughout 2012 –2018, the project provided HIV care and services to female sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgendered individuals, prison inmates, couples, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, adolescent girls and young women, adolescent boys and young men, cross-border traders, seasona...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Impact of passenger engagement through road safety bus stickers in public service vehicles on road traffic crashes in Zambia: a randomized controlled trial - Phiri SC, Prescott MR, Prust ML, McCarthy EA, Kanchele CC, Haimbe P, Shakwelele H, Mudhune S.
BACKGROUND: Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) are the third highest cause of death in Zambia, claiming about 2000 lives annually, with pedestrians and cyclists being the most vulnerable. Human error accounts for 87.3% of RTCs. Minibus and big bus public service ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

How Prison Conditions Fuel the Tuberculosis Epidemic
Inmates at the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: David BrydenBy David BrydenWASHINGTON DC, Jul 19 2018 (IPS)Dozens of grown men peered from behind the barred doorway of a crammed window-less prison cell, eyes pleading desperately from sweaty faces.Their physical discomfort was so palpable, I could almost feel it. Because of my work, I also knew of at least one serious unseen risk facing them – that of contracting tuberculosis in the cramped, poorly ventilated space. Touring the largest prison in Port-au-Prince was part of a research visit I made there in 2106. Two years later, the image of those...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Bryden Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Zambia Aims to Eradicate Malaria by 2021 - Health Minister Zambia Aims to Eradicate Malaria by 2021 - Health Minister
Zambia aims to eradicate malaria, the country's biggest killer, within three years after deaths from the disease halved last year from 2014, the health minister said on Wednesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Zambia aims to eradicate malaria by 2021: health minister
LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia aims to eradicate malaria, the country's biggest killer, within three years after deaths from the disease halved last year from 2014, the health minister said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Zambian Health Minister Declares Cholera Epidemic Over Zambian Health Minister Declares Cholera Epidemic Over
A cholera outbreak in Zambia which killed 114 people and made more than 5,000 others sick over eight months has been contained, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said on Friday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes
Marjie Heier, M.D., may not have found the medical practice she expected in Zambia, but the people of this African nation certainly found what they needed in Heier. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - June 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Zambian health minister declares cholera epidemic over
LUSAKA (Reuters) - A cholera outbreak in Zambia which killed 114 people and made more than 5,000 others sick over eight months has been contained, Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Experts Urge Lawmakers to Focus on Food-Migration Nexus
Pulses are good for nutrition and income, particularly for women farmers who look after household food security, like those shown here at a village outside Lusaka, Zambia. Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Daan BauwensBRUSSELS, Jun 8 2018 (IPS)Lawmakers at the highest levels urgently need a “revolution in thinking” to tackle the twin problem of sustainable food production and migration. Starting with an inaugural event in Brussels, then travelling on to New York and Milan, an international team of experts led by the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN) is urging far-reaching reforms in agricultural and migrat...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Daan Bauwens Tags: Aid Development & Aid Europe Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Population Poverty & SDGs Barilla Foundation food policy Nutrition Source Type: news